5 DIY Off-Grid Projects For This Summer

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5 DIY Off-Grid Projects For This Summer

In this day and age, we are all searching for alternative/renewable sources of energy and the sun looks like an obvious answer to our needs.

Since the sun is producing an enormous quantity of energy every day and will hopefully continue to do that for billions of years into the future, all we have to do is harness at least a fraction of this energy and we’ll be able to live off the grid for eternity. That’s the theory, at least. [Read more…]

The Reality of SHTF: War, Water, Food and Population Effects

SHTF

The Reality of SHTF: War, Water, Food and Population Effects

ARROYO GRANDE, Calif. (MarketWatch) — So what’s the biggest time-bomb for Obama, America, capitalism, the world? No, not global warming. Not poverty. Not even peak oil. What is the absolute biggest, one like the trigger mechanism on a nuclear bomb, one that’ll throw a wrench in global economic growth, ending capitalism, even destroying modern civilization?

The one that — if not solved soon — renders all efforts to solve all the other problems in the world, irrelevant, futile and virtually impossible?

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Don’t Be Confused By Your Solar Energy Options. Follow This Advice Today!

In recent years, solar energy has become quite popular. While some people disregard the adverse effects of mankind on the environment, others are interested in reducing and repairing these damages. If you want to learn more about solar energy, read on.

You can increase the power you generate by adding more panels and by choosing panels that are most efficient. You will need to do a little math to calculate the number of panels you will need. Buying larger, more efficient panels may be a wiser choice than buying a lot of smaller panels.

You can increase the power you generate by adding more panels and by choosing panels that are most efficient. A consultant can help you figure out just how much power you need as well as what panels are best suited to your needs. It could work out that you’ll want the high efficiency panels to decrease the number of panels you’ll need. [Read more…]